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Debate surrounds annual $60M cost of 9/11 memorial

September 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this May 13, 2011 file photo, arborist Jeremy DeSimone, left, sprays fertilizer on a swamp white oak at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site in New York. The foundation that runs the memorial estimates that once the roughly $700 million project is complete, it will cost $60 [&hellip...

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Chicago teachers strike in bitter contract dispute

September 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

http://www.apexchange.com/Content/preview/2012/20120910/16/7b18b56a8fd6c8191a0f6a70670053b7.jpg A public school teacher cradles his baby while picketing outside Amundsen High School with other teachers on the first day of a strike by the Chicago Teachers...

Man charged with trespassing at Miley Cyrus’ home

September 11, 2012 • Entertainment, National NewsComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 6, 2012 file photo, Miley Cyrus attends the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. City attorney’s spokesman Frank Mateljan says Jason Luis Rivera was charged Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 with two counts of trespassing after his...

APNewsBreak: Border Patrol halts Mexico flights

September 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Illegal immigrants prepare to enter a bus after being processed at Tucson Sector U.S. Border Patrol Headquarters Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, in Tucson, Ariz. New strategies being implemented by the U.S. government, including the halting of one-way flights back to...

Mayor of NJ’s capital arrested in corruption probe

September 11, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

People stop to listen outside the Federal courthouse Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, in Trenton, N.J., as U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announces that Federal agents arrested Trenton Mayor Tony Mack, the mayor of New Jersey’s capital city, earlier Monday as part...

Chicago teachers to strike after talks fail

September 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Hundreds of signs saying “On Strike” lay stockpiled in a store room of the Chicago Teachers Union strike headquarters on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012 in Chicago. The union has vowed to strike on Monday, Sept. 10, 2012 if an agreement over...

Emma Watson named most ‘dangerous’ cyber celebrity

September 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

FILE – This Sept. 6, 2012 file photo shows actress Emma Watson at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. McAfee said Monday, Sept. 10, that the “Harry Potter” star is the “most dangerous” celebrity to search for online. That’s because...

Djokovic beats Ferrer; into 3rd Open final in row

September 10, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Spain’s David Ferrer returns a shot to Serbia’s Novak Djokovic during a semifinal match at the 2012 US Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012, in New York. Ferrer lost the match. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) NEW YORK (AP) — The weather was...

Obama out to renew magic; Romney hits defense cuts

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Vice President Joe Biden leaves Dairy Queen with an ice cream cone and holding the hands of a little girl, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012, in Nelsonville, Ohio. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) SEMINOLE, Fla. (AP) — Eager to change the subject after a dismal jobs report,...

Race may be down to a handful of unknowns

September 8, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigns at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Va., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Portsmouth, N.H. (AP) — Flush with cash, Mitt Romney plans to open a new front in the White...